Jun 26

Elementary Summer School Information

Selected elementary students will LEAP into summer learning on Wednesday, June 28.

LEAP is the division’s full-day remediation and enrichment summer program for about 500 selected K-5 students and rising kindergarten students without preschool experience.

Click here for LEAP Bus Routes

 

  • (Enrollment is closed. Letters have been mailed to parents of students invited to participate in LEAP 2017.)
  • The program will be held at Hillpoint Elementary School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays — starting June 28 and ending July 27.
  • Morning sessions will focus on academic remediation, and afternoon sessions will focus on enrichment opportunities.
  • LEAP administrators are elementary assistant principals Jennifer Conner and Jill Paraska.
  • The program also provides some health and wellness activities, such as vision and hearing screenings, dental exams, physical fitness screenings, life and safety skills, and conflict resolution lessons.
  • Community partners in the 2017 program include United for Children / United Way of South Hampton Roads, Early Childhood Development Commission of Suffolk, Hampton Roads Community Health Center / Healthy Smiles, Birdsong Foundation, Suffolk Library System, Suffolk Parks & Recreation, Suffolk YMCA, Suffolk Partnership for a Healthy Community, Triple T Sports Center, and Western Tidewater Community Services Board.
  • Enrichment activities will include field trips, sign language, swimming, woodworking, crafting, dance, aerobic exercise, computer coding, movie-making, team sports, reading in rhythm, healthy eating, gymnastics, book club, science camp, fitness, and computer creations.
  • For more information, contact Conner at jenniferconner@spsk12.net or Paraska at jillparaska@spsk12.net
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